More than 60 Oklahoma athletes anticipated to compete in home state including PBR world No. 5-ranked bull rider Colten Jesse (Konawa), two-time and reigning WPRA Breakaway Champion Kelsie Chace (Cherokee), and Oklahoma City’s own steer wrestler Tory Johnson

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WCRA (World Champions Rodeo Alliance) today announced that the August 11-15 Stampede at The E will unite several of the world’s largest open and youth rodeos with a revolutionary qualifying opportunity including:
 
    •    THE AMERICAN
    •    The IPRA (International Pro Rodeo Association)
    •    The Junior World Finals
    •    THE Jr. AMERICAN
 
Athletes competing in the Stampede at The E now have unprecedented qualifying opportunities. For the first time in western sports history one rodeo will offer athletes a pathway to five major youth and open events.

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Event Champions Are Eligible For The $1 Million Triple Crown of Rodeo Bonus

AUSTIN, Texas - WCRA (World Champions Rodeo Alliance) today announced payout details regarding the August 11-15 Stampede at the E- a WCRA Triple Crown of Rodeo event set to broadcast on CBS Television Network. The Stampede at the E will be coupled with the historic Bullnanza, a PBR (Professional Bull Riders) event, creating a weekend of “edge of your seat” western sports action.

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Want to see a grown cowboy cry? Tell any of the greatest team ropers of all time that his daughter won’t have to fight the same fight he has all his life to compete for equal money. While team roping is now a standard event at all professional rodeos, the best team ropers in the world have yet to earn equal money everywhere they compete. Both partners pay association dues, entry fees, fuel and all other expenses—including trucks, trailers and the high-dollar horses it takes to hang at the highest level—and yet they’re still fighting for equal pay.

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WCRA (World Champions Rodeo Alliance) today announced format details regarding the August 11-15 Stampede at The E along with entry dates. The newly added open qualifying pool format will give both DY (youth) and open timed event athletes the opportunity to enter and potentially qualify to compete in the August 15 one-day $300,000 rodeo.

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AUSTIN, TEXAS- World Champions Rodeo Alliance (WCRA) today announced that in light of COVID-19 restrictions in the state of Washington, the Puget Sound Showdown will be replaced with a one-day $300,000 rodeo in Guthrie, OK at the Lazy E Arena on August 15. The “Stampede At The E” will be coupled with the renowned Bullnanza on May 14, creating a weekend of premier western sports action.
 
The Stampede At The E will be preceded by timed event and rough stock qualifier August 11-14 which will raise the week’s total payout upwards of $600,000. The top eight athletes in each discipline from the qualifier will earn a spot in the Saturday night Stampede At The E main event.

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WCRA (World Champions Rodeo Alliance) and PBR (Professional Bull Riders) today announced payout details regarding the November 3-7 Women’s Rodeo World Championship (WRWC) along with open entry dates and athlete package opportunities.

Contestants competing in four disciplines—breakaway roping, barrel racing, and team roping (heading and heeling) will compete for their piece of a historical $750,000 purse. Athletes in each discipline will compete for $136,000 in the main event, with each discipline champion walking away with a minimum of $60,000 each.

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World Championship Will Pay Equal Money in Each Discipline

WCRA (World Champions Rodeo Alliance) and PBR (Professional Bull Riders) announced additional details today regarding the Women’s Rodeo World Championship (WRWC), taking place at South Point Arena in Las Vegas on November 3-7.
 
The world championship event is open to any female athlete competing in breakaway roping, barrel racing, team roping and will award a $750,000 guaranteed payout with equal money in all four disciplines. The event will also award a Women’s Rodeo All-Around Champion.

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Tuesday, 24 March 2020 19:31

WCRA Cancels Stampede at The E

Please find a letter from WCRA President Bobby Mote in regards to the Stampede at The E below:
Dear Rodeo Community,
In light of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and the most recent regulations and recommendations from the CDC, the World Champions Rodeo Alliance has announced the cancelation of all events and functions associated with the May 12-16 Stampede at The E in Guthrie, Oklahoma.

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GUTHRIE, Okla. – Oklahoma and the Lazy E Arena will make western sports history in May, when WCRA’s Stampede at The E - “Oklahoma’s Richest Rodeo” combines forces with the renowned Bullnanza.  The blockbuster western sports pairing will bring the Sooner State three days of edge-of-the-seat action from May 14-16 with more than $1.5 million up for grabs.

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